2nd May 2014
Three Hampshire police officers sacked over homophobic bullying 12
1:23 PM — Three police officers have been dismissed over "extremely serious" allegations of homophobic and sexist bullying.
Wales: Man sentenced to 8 months in prison for sexual advances on gay taxi driver 4
12:14 PM — A man who made sexual advances towards a gay taxi driver while under the influence of alcohol and cocaine has been jailed for eight months.
1st May 2014
UK: Two men jailed for throwing gay man in river, calling him ‘queer’ 23
4:26 PM — Two men have been jailed for attacking a 36-year-old gay man and throwing him in the River Humber.
Home Office Minister Norman Baker: We are making significant progress in the battle against hate crime 4
2:00 PM — The Coalition is making significant progress in the battle against hate crime, Lib Dem minister Norman Baker says.
US: Man sentenced to six months in jail for shooting man at pride parade 6
12:54 PM — A Florida man has been sentenced to six months in prison for shooting a gay man with a BB gun at a pride parade.
Man jailed for murdering wife who he called a ‘cheating lesbian whore’ 19
12:48 PM — A husband who stabbed his wife to death after discovering her same-sex affair has been sentenced to 12 years imprisonment.
30th April 2014
UK Government confirms it is ‘strongly against’ the practice of gay ‘conversion’ therapy 16
5:25 PM — The Government has responded to a question of what extent gay "conversion" therapy is used, to say it does not know, but that it is "strongly opposed" to the practice.
Gay fashion designers Dolce and Gabbana given 18-month suspended jail term 4
5:16 PM — Dolce and Gabbana have each been sentenced to 18 months in prison for tax evasion.
Remembering the Admiral Duncan nail bomb attack 15 years on 10
2:46 PM — The 15th anniversary of the worst homophobic attack to ever occur in Britain will be marked this evening.
India: Gay college student kills 11-year-old relative after having sex with him 31
11:08 AM — A gay Indian college student has been arrested for killing a boy who he had sex with.
29th April 2014
US: Man receives $450k settlement from New York over ‘gay entrapment’ arrest 12
10:03 PM — A man who was arrested for agreeing to have consensual sex with an undercover officer has reached a $250,000 out-of-court settlement with New York.
US: Lesbian couple ‘devastated’ after their adopted 4-month-old son killed by teen father 10
5:20 PM — A teenage father of a baby boy who died just weeks after his birth mother took him back from his lesbian adoptive parents has been charged with murder.
South African former army ‘gay cure’ psychiatrist starts jail sentence 11
4:39 PM — A former army psychiatrist found guilty of torturing gay South Africans and dissidents in the apartheid military has started a five-year jail term in Canada.
Pakistan: Paramedic who admits to murdering 3 gay men appears in court 7
2:53 PM — A 28-year-old paramedic, suspected of murdering several men in Pakistan, has appeared in court.
28th April 2014
Uganda proposes new law to tackle NGOs promoting ‘very bad homosexuality’ 6
6:52 PM — Uganda says it plans to introduce a new law that would prohibit non-governmental organisations from promoting homosexuality.
Human Rights Watch: Gay men hunted, raped and killed by Syrian Army 9
5:33 PM — Human Rights Watch has revealed the danger that many gay individuals face in Syria.
France: Car service driver sacked for saying ‘I don’t pick up gays’ 14
4:16 PM — A driver in a French car hire service who refused service to two gay men has been suspended.
Max Clifford, who said he could only do a ‘gay voice’, found guilty of sex charges 7
3:50 PM — PR guru Max Clifford, who told a jury in his sex abuse trial the only voice he can put on is a “gay” one, has been found guilty of eight counts of indecent assault.
Pakistan: Paramedic admits to killing 3 gay men, describing homosexuality as ‘evil’ 25
1:04 PM — A 28-year-old paramedic, who wanted to eliminate the "evil” of homosexuality from Pakistan society, has been arrested for killing several gay men he met online.
27th April 2014
UK: Merseyside police commissioner vows action after increase in hate crimes 3
3:01 PM — Merseyside's police commissioner has vowed to take action to stamp out hate crimes, after statistics showed they increased in 2013.